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26 Interesting Facts About Christmas

December 14, 2012

1. Most of Santa’s reindeer have male-sounding names, such as Blitzer, Comet, and Cupid. However, male reindeers shed their antlers around Christmas, so the reindeer pulling Santa’s sleigh are likely not male, but female.

2. Norwegian scientists have hypothesized that Rudolph’s red nose is probably the result of a parasitic infection of his respiratory system.

3. The Germans made the first artificial Christmas trees out of dyed goose feathers.

4. All the gifts in the Twelve Days of Christmas would equal 364 gifts.

Uniquely popular holiday cookies to share

December 14, 2012

Fudge Crinkles:

You will need: 1 (18 1/4 ounce) box devil's food cake mix (Betty Crocker Super Moist suggested), 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 2 large eggs, and confectioners' sugar or granulated sugar, for rolling.

Old tradition brought back to Push Co

December 14, 2012

An old tradition has been resurrected and has made it's first appearance in over 20 years for this holiday season.

The tree is located at the end of south High Street in front of the court house and will be decorated with ornaments that were made by area elementary school children.

The tree lighting is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14th at 6:30 p.m.

 

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